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Illinois Basketball: Back On Track

The Illinois Fighting Illini ended their three game losing streak on Monday night, defeating the North Carolina State Wolfpack 88-74, in the Big 10/ACC challenge. 342 more words


No One Boarding the Illini in Homewood

An Amtrak crew member is picking up the step box and will soon board the northbound Illini at Homewood, Illinois, as it departs for its final stop at Chicago Union Station. 59 more words


Late Signing Period Drama

Wednesday marked the end of the fall signing period.  For much of the week, it looked like the signing period come and go with relatively little drama.   315 more words

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George leads Illinois to 31-27 win over Michigan State

CHAMPAIGN, Ill.  _ Jeff George Jr. threw for 140 yards and two touchdowns Saturday, the second a 16-yard strike to Sam Mays that gave Illinois a 31-27 win over Michigan State. 469 more words


What a Day!

Last Saturday was one of best days I’ve had in a long time.  It was an absolutely gorgeous day and had the opportunity to get tickets to see the Fighting Illini football game vs. 724 more words


Will top 2017 player stay in-state? North Central hoops star Kris Wilkes nears decision

The clock is ticking. Kris Wilkes knows it. He can hear it in his head.

“Each day that goes by, you lose,” Wilkes said. “It gets closer to that time.” 1,036 more words